Martial Arts U.S. Open and ISKA World Championships Goes Global with FITE

22 June 2023

FITE announced today it will stream the U.S. Open ISKA World Sport Karate Championship live from Orlando on July 1st. The sport’s showcase event will draw the martial art’s elite athletes and teams from all over the world, as they attempt to dethrone the existing World Champions in a multitude of disciplines, including weapons forms,
Individual open-weight and team sparring, and various types of board and concrete breaking. The renowned three-day event is in its 39th year, and attracts pre-qualified national champions from six continents. Previously seen on cable stream and linear broadcast primarily in the United States, for the first time the epic event will be available worldwide on the FITE platform featuring both the Saturday morning/midday ISKA World Breaking Championships, beginning at 10 AM ET / 7 AM PT, and the evening Sport Martial Arts World Championships in the most-followed World Title divisions, beginning at 7 PM ET / 4 PM PT. A World Record Breaking attempt will also grace the evening session.

Order the ISKA U.S. Open Full Day value package on FITE now

“It’s estimated that 100 million people practice Karate worldwide,” said Kim Hurwitz, FITE’s CMO who possesses a Shotokan Karate Black Belt herself. “In the U.S. people are surprised to hear that more people practice martial arts than football, basketball or baseball – add to that families, friends and fans, and you have a massive audience to whom we are proud to present the most renowned practitioners vying for the most coveted World Titles of the art and sport of Martial Arts.”

The U.S. Open ISKA World Championships joins a vast range of martial arts programming available on FITE via PPV including MMA, Muay Thai and Grappling/BJJ. In addition, FITE carries the world’s top promotions in Boxing and Pro Wrestling and other sports, both live events and thousands of hours of archival fights.

For more information about the U.S. Open ISKA World Championships on FITE contact [email protected]
 
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About ISKA
Since 1986 the International Sport Karate/Kickboxing Association (ISKA) has set an unparalleled standard serving the sport martial arts industry as the world’s most well-recognized sanctioning and regulatory body for combat sports and competitive martial arts. ISKA maintains a continued commitment to all aspects of the sport, including the training and certification of directors, promoters, coaches, participants and officials. In conjunction with Black Belt Magazine the ISKA establishes the recognized World Competitor Rankings, and Certifies all Championship Events and the resulting Champions, in more than twenty different types of martial arts combat sports spanning six continents. The ISKA’s commitment and uncompromising integrity and diligence in creating highly credible competitive events of ever-increasing magnitude and exposure brings unprecedented opportunities to the world’s finest martial arts Champions and contenders on the biggest of athletic stages.